Adolescent pregnancy in Zambia

No. of pages: 4

Publication date: July 2017

Author: Population Council, UNFPA Zambia, and Government of the Republic of Zambia.


A policy brief based on identified key factors that lead to adolescent pregnancy. Adolescent girls have the right to education, health, dignity, nondiscrimination, and quality of life. Adolescent pregnancy undermines girls’ human rights and compromises their opportunity to fully realize their socioeconomic development potential.